Now and Then, Here and There
(Ima Soko ni Iru Boku)
Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
© 1999 Tarty - AIC / Pioneer LDC
Dragged through a time warp by a giant machine, Shu is thrust into a hellish future just as it explodes into war! He is caught in the carnage as a tyrant unleashes deadly force against a rebel army. But Shu is not alone… he is surrounded by courageous soldiers, a battalion of enslaved children, and enigmatic wanderers, each with their own fascinating story.
TV Series: 13 episodes
Average Ratings: 84
Number of Review Sites: 7
Number of Review Links: 11
"Now and Then, Here and There is an artistic triumph, a grim and uncompromising story about how children react to having their very childhoods taken from them. "
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"If you're in the mood for some fun, flee this show, but if you want a demonstration of anime as a serious art form, move on in."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - worthy
"...an all around very fine anime."
Anime News Network (Chris Shepard) - A
Vol. 1 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 3 - "This is a great series overall and one I’m really glad I’ve finally gotten to see..." (Chris Beveridge) - A-
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"Dark and disturbing as it is, Now and Then, Here and There is undeniably an excellent piece of work."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 4 stars (out of 5)
"This is definitely not a show for those who like their anime on the lighter side, but rather for those who love a well-told story, whatever its mood."
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Jason Bustard) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 1 - Read the review (Jane Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 2 - Read the review (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 3 - "Despite the depressing atmosphere and the brutal theme, the story telling, acting, direction and music are keeping me firmly hooked." (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
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